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and union advocates. reminiscent of the union demonstrations in wisconsin some months back, this was the scene at the michigan state capitol , while the vote was being taken today. the bills 'limit' workers rights to strike and to picket. also. membership and paying dues into the union, would not be a condition of employment. several protesters were arrested after police say, they tried to rush into secure areas of the building, and were lying on the floor. >>pam: same-sex couples line up in washington state. to apply for marriage licenses. that's because, as of 12:01 this morning, same-sex marriage became legal in the state. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eye
is at union square. >> the traffic is still pretty crazy. thousands of people are here to get their holiday show fun. anybody who drove down had to bring some patients because it has been slow all day. >> the drive down this street was a slow day, and it took several cycles just to move one block of the traffic light signals. a merger of pedestrians, drivers in total gridlock was often the case for them 1 mi. of this square. if (car horsn >> many people were caught off guard with the overwhelming amount of pedestrians, drivers there were out and about direct and when the lights turn to you can see that the intersections were filled with at least 100 people every time the light to turn to scre. after green and eventually, people got to where there were going and they joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. you can see there are still people coming and. finishing up san francisco shopping jeff bush, kron 4 news. >> this is the eighth day of the jewish day of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 ft. mahogany menorah in the union square the 37th tradition. there'll b
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agreement. the union representing raley's workers said it won't count the results of contract-ratification votes until grievances are resolved. raley's spokesman said both parties agreed to binding arbitration for any dispute, and the union should file a grievance rather than impound the ballots. the tentative agreement was reached last month. and it ended a nine-day strike at the west sacramento-based raley's stores. >>pam: san francisco recreation and parks department began demolition of the fleishhaker pool building today. the san francisco landmark on the great highway had been closed for years before it became victim of fire on december first. days later architecture experts determined the building to be unsafe and required demolition. >> temperatures are cool. 30's in fairfield. san francisco, in his 46 degrees. it is dry and clear. and 46 degrees with a freeze warnings for the north bay valley. frost advisory for most of the bay area. that will be in effect until 3:00 a.m. certainly bundle up. do not be surprised if you see frost and there could be an active storm. thur
, that is not an option if you want a legal union with somebody o >> fairness for all, we all have the same people at the same number of chromosomes. i made a decent person, a gay man myself them one proposition 8 and 2008, this union filed a suit saying that it was not constitutional and it was discriminatory. >> there are increased hate crime between lesbians and gays because of laws like this. >> because of others in california that want to marry but cannot. the that the supreme court is reviewing the case they have hope. >> it is possible that there would not of hold the decision for us and that is a possibility and we certainly hope that does not happen. >> the of a hearing coming up in the month of march with they prove that the >> needs to be lifted. after that, the supreme court should have a role in the month of june it. >> we are going to be right at the front of the line because it this is very, very important fight. not just for a sandy and die, but for kids, friendly for people that cannot even though they're going to want this yet. >> the couple also but there will be able to get the
. however, the american civil liberties union alleges there is more in the plans than just search and rescue.. the group says the alameda county sheriff's office could also use the remote controlled aircraft and as, kron 4's reggie kumar tells us, the a-c- l-u claims, it has the documents to prove it.. you may not see it as it flys over your home or backyard snapping pictures of your every move. that's what the aclu alleges could happen, if the alameda county sheriff's office is allowed to use these unmanned drones. the aclu says it obtained these documents from the sheriff's office through a california public records act, and they show the sheriff's office will do hamadi grant was received in october half approving the grant request for intelligence gathering and terrorism prevention but that is not a search of rescue. more with these flying aircraft than what it has told the public and the alameda county board of supvisors. alcu attorney linda lye says the board was expected to vote on the during tuesday night's pulled from the agenda. >> it received a grant from the ca
. look for low mid-60s in the east bay inland. and a 64 degrees in san leandro, union city, and also 60s for the north bay. 60s at the beaches and 60s on the peninsula. your kron 4 7 day around the bay tuesday, will start off with sunshine and the owls will b heavier clouds--flicker. and to showers lasting through the day with heavy clouds. however, clearing for the thursday afternoon and because this is coming in from the gulf of alaska, cold air toward even low mid '50s on the midweek or and the last chance will be on the saturday. >> the woman who was born she was born in 1896 and had lived during three different centuries but there was so much more to her life. george howell went and found one person that knew her best to learn more about her extraordinary life. she saw the turn of the century twice.living 116 years. the world's oldest person. her 77 year-old son tells her story best. "she was a very determined person. and she thought, if she wanted to do it, she could do it. she did most of the time." "well into her hundreds." "oh yeah, well into her hundreds. and she lived at home
increase in taxes, and severe spending cuts. meantime, dozens of move-on dot org and pro- union protestors. gathered outside san francisco city hall today, demanding that congress oppose cuts to medicare, medicaid and social security. and as kron 4's reggie kumar tells us. they say they are fed up with the fiscal cliff negotiations and want lawmakers to get their act together. close. in its history. to keep in mind: about 100 protesters held candles that a set of no more tax cuts for the rich and do not cut our benefits. they're asking congress to do the right thing by raising taxes on the top 2 percent. >> we need more revenue and david a. wonderful break for the last 10 years. now we it is time to share the sacrifice that the working people have been doing for all this time it. social security, medicare these are earned benefits, rights they should be a sacred trust. they should not be part of these negotiations right now. we should not be negotiation or compromise in people's futures this is time to step up for the 99%. it will ultimately be the best for the economy. >> people worry tha
express. this is an incredible delegation. union city, terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: spotty rainfall. mostly clear skies and a cool level of cold air from that storm. chilly conditions out the door tomorrow. widespread in the 30's, even in the 20s in some locations. mostly sunny skies. it will still be quite chilly with low 50s. by the end of friday, the rain will return. and a bit of the lull before saturday. the snow showers are tapering off and will have more on that coming up. let us take a look at the bay area. clear skies and still some spotty shower patterns offshore. we could get some areas of rainfall and near the coast. mostly, we will stay dry tonight and tomorrow. it will be well offshore and that will be for the story on friday. cold temperatures it is already in the low 40's in some locations. 30's, bay- area wide with 30's in concord, 33 degrees in concord freezing in livermore. and we are likely going to be seeing frost in these locations. certainly, giving yourself at least 10 extra minutes. before you head out the door, and make sure that your windshield is
and also heavier rain into union city and fremont. this is moving off to the east. we'll see improving conditions shortly. things are starting to deteriorate into the east bay as this band moves from the west to the east. rainfall totals so far today, up and over an inch for san rafael. san francisco, close to an inch. a lot of places with .50. more is on the way for this evening and for tomorrow. here's a live view, san mateo bridge. as i was showing you on the radar, this is how it looks out there. we have a downpour on the span with a lot of heavy traffic by the way. now, for tonight at midnight, periods of rain continuing. off and on. we'll see the showers for tomorrow morning and some clearing as we get into the afternoon. future cast 10:00 p.m. shows scattered rain showers through the evening that will continue for the overnight after midnight into tomorrow morning. we could see some breaks of sunshine for the day tomorrow. a few breaks in the morning and then increasing sunshine for the afternoon. as far as the showers go at 6:00 a.m., scattered showers and they will begin to de
, union city. by the--bay. and 50s for the north bay. here is a look going towards 2013. increasing clouds and some showers possible for new year's eve. and sunshine tuesday, wednesday but it is not going to be that warmer toward only 20's. and the next chance of showers will be on thursday. >>> 2012 was a huge year for that tech worldamong other things.there was a big lawsuit involving apple and samsung. private space exploration took flight. kron 4 technology reporter gabe slate gives us a look back. >>> stop online piracy act...or 'sopa'.. activated an online protest.. and the web cried censorship.it was protest. with petitions calling for and organized boycotts. and wouldn't you know, that it worked! ahhh.. the power of organized internet community. >>> when facebook went public it was the most hyped stock ip0 - however many lost money when it opened at $38 but that was much overvalued. and dropped quickly. it bottomed out below $18. since then it has been steadily rebounding at currently, $25. >>> also, the trial war of 2012 from apple & samsung it is going to take a while for it to u
of the country. parents here in the bay area. holding their kids a little tighter. spending the day at union square in san francisco. while keeping the community of newtown conneticut in their minds. >> we got out to destroy ourselves. it is really hard we want to do--district ourselves distract. it was encouraging to see the resilience of the victims' families >>reporter: brian chavaria stops to listen on the corner of the street. clinging to his 5-year-old son. his seven year old daughter also close by. make every single moment count. remember that. >>reporter: shopping and ice skateing in the square. enjoying the best the city has to offer. with a greater appreciation for life. christopher heppner not taking days like these with his wife and children for granted. >> being a parent is a new sense of respect and perspective on how innocent children to our. >> our heart will go out to them a specially for christmas time it is important to spend time with family and for early enjoy each other in cherished moments. >>reporter: in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> coming up aft
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